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  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    The Art and Life of Vincent van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most distinguished modern artists. His early work depicts humble subjects, peasants mostly, with a gentle hand. Many of his other paintings are mostly room settings, and still lifes of flowers with such intensity that it would seem as if he had captured a piece of the sun and used it in his painting. It is truly ironic that during his lifetime, he received no recognition whatsoever, and only sold one painting. Van Gogh faltered ...
  • Southern France Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh is a Dutch post impressionist painter who has a tragically short career. His work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Holland. He was the eldest son of six children in the family, and his father was a Dutch Protestant pastor. By the age of 27 he had been a salesman in an art gallery, a French tutor, a theological student, and a preacher among the miners at Was mes...
  • Vincent Van Goghs Life
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    "What lives in art and is eternally living, is first of all the painter, and then the painting". - Vincent Van Gogh Expressionism is an art form in which the very style itself and the symbols that the artist uses are meant to express his innermost feelings on the subject. Vincent van Gogh has often been hailed as the quintessential expressionist painter. His artwork covers a range of moods over the years, and his canvases are almost mirrors into his troubled soul. Vincent van Gogh lived a troubl...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Perhaps the only way to disentangle, for yourself, the real Vincent Van Gogh from the creation of so many others, is to study the great mass of work he has left behind. Locally, his art is on display at museums including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and New York's, Metropolitan Museum, and Museum of Modern Art. In addition to his art, some 600 of Van Gogh's letters survive, all translated into English. Most are written to Vincent's beloved and devoted brother, Theo, his sole supporter all his...
  • Long Ribbon Of Orange Paint Van Gogh
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    Art! What is Art Art is the expression of ideas in some sensuous medium. And the ideas, in taking material forms of beauty, make a direct appeal to the emotions through the senses, Thus, the medium of sculpture is solids, the medium of music is sound and the medium of painting is color". Appreciation of art is the understanding, the awareness, the sensitivity to the work of the artist". (George, Lauren Kane) Vincent Van Gogh was indeed a brilliant artist. His work influenced and inspired many pe...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Biography of Vincent Van Gogh What drove Vincent Van Gogh, born March 30, 1853, to his mental illness and suicide Could it have been the many things he tried, but failed at in his life He failed in many different careers, in love, and even his artwork. Van Gogh sold only one painting his entire life. Because of his mental illness, he was considered a crazy person. At the age of sixteen, Van Gogh went to go work with his Uncle Vincent, whom he was named after, as an art dealer at the Gou pil and ...
  • Vincent Willem Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh Although he is almost unknown during his brief lifetime, Vincent Willem van Gogh, was born Mar. 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, the Netherlands and is today probably the most known and appreciated representative of art. His work became an important bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries; and it was particularly influential. Van Gogh clearly showed artistic talent even as a child, but neither he or his family imagined that painting would become his career. Instead, at the age of ...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh: Woe is Me During the last twenty years of the nineteenth century a new form of artistic painting formed. Postimpressionism was a form of art where the artist was highly individual and expressive. Some of the most creative painters in history helped to make the style a success. Paul Gauguin and Paul Cezanne are two of the most creative and popular painters among the post impressionists, but not the master. The master of the post impressionist movement was Vincent Van Gogh. Vince...
  • Life Of Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh: Post-Impressionist He was born March 30, 1853 in the small village of Groot-Zundert, Holland. His parent's theodor us van Gogh and Anna Cornelia nee. He was the older of two sons'. In 1862 he had attempted his first drawing. He went to school in Zevenbergen and studied French, English and German. He had spent a lot of time with his brother to begin a life long correspondence Which today offers the best means of studying Vincent's opinions, feelings and state of mind. Vincent ha...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh. Early Life A. Birth 1. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853.2. Vincent van Gogh was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands. 3. Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave birth to a first, stillborn child -- also named Vincent. B. Family 1. Theodor us van Gogh was Vincent father. And Anna Cornelia Carbentus was Vincent Mother. 2. Vincent had Brother name Theo van Gogh. 3. Vincent had a Sister name Elizabeth Van Gogh. C. School 1. Van Gogh attended a b...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    The most successful or famous artists are not always as happy as successful people are portrayed- living a life of fame, fortune, and glamour. The following examples will show some of the problems that four different artists have suffered in the past century. Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch painter who lived from March 30, 1853 to July 29, 1890. He is now one of the most famous painters in modern art (World Book 306). He only sold one painting in his living days, but now his paintings are considere...
  • Old Vincent Van Gogh
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    Insanity of an Artist Vincent William Van Gogh, currently a world known artist, lead a depressing life and only sold 1 painting during his lifetime. He was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot Zundert, Netherlands. The Van Gogh's family consist of Theodor us Van Gogh (The father), Anna Cornelia Carbentus (The mother), Theo Van Gogh (The younger brother), Elizabeth Van Gogh (The sister), and finally Vincent Van Gogh (The older brother). Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave b...
  • Jan Vincent And Theo Van Gogh
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    What fascinates me much, much more than anything else in my m'e tier is the portrait, the modern portrait... I should like to do portraits which will appear as revelations to people in 100 years time. ' - VINCENT VAN GOGH, 1890 What could be a more disturbing image than the one of Vincent Van Gogh as the wanderer? Of his time spent in poverty and isolation he sought to help those around him, and perhaps to find himself in the process. Picture Vincent as he gives his first Sunday sermon in Islewo...
  • 1890 Vincent Van Gogh
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    Most casual art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but successful artist. This is far from the actual truth of his chaotic life which was filled with failure in every occupational pursuit he attempted including painting, and was marked by episodes of depression, violence, and abnormal behavior. Thanks to the preservation of thousands of letters Van Gogh had written to friends and family, especially to his brother Theo, we have a nearly complete understanding of his feelings, experiments, and view...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter, whose work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave birth to a first, stillborn child; also named Vincent. There has been much speculation about Vincent van Gogh suffering later psychological trauma as a result of being a 'replacement child' an...
  • Vincent Van Gogh And Paul Gauguin
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    Vincent van Gogh was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands on 30 March 1853. He is the son of Theodor us van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Van Gogh attended a boarding school in Zevenbergen for two years and then went on to attend the King Willem II secondary school in Tilburg for two more years. Then at the age of 15 he left his studies. Vincent's two uncles and his younger brothers are art dealers and the in flounced Vincent greatly. Vincent also became an art dealer for seven more years....
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh was born in 1853 in Holland. Van Gogh worked various jobs before becoming a theology student in Amsterdam. But because of both professional and personal failures Van Gogh decided to 'comfort the humble' and he went to live and work in a mining community. While working and living in the mining community Van Gogh found himself drawn more and more to art. So in 1880 Vincent moved to Brussels and then to Antwerp to study painting. Van Gogh didn't start his career in art until he was...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Vincent
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    Vincent Van Gogh Vincent was born on March 30, 1853, in the village of Groot Zunbert in the Dutch province of North Brabant. At sixteen, he left school. Through the influence of Uncle Cent, a place was found for him in the office of Goupil and Cie at The Hague. Goupil's was a conservative house, specializing in well-made reproductions of famous paintings. When he was twenty Vincent was transferred, with a fine recommendation, to the London branch of Goupil's. He found a room in the home of Mrs. ...
  • Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh was born in Groot-Zundert, in 1853. When he was in his teens he would go help his uncle who was an art dealer. In 1878, Vincent was studying to become a minister, but he failed his theology exams and could not be ordained. He became a preacher instead, and he preached for a poor coal -mining district. Van Gogh soon became interested in art, and in 1880, he started it as a profession. He started out doing still lifes and scenes of pleasant life done in dark colors. In 1886, he we...

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